1984 Hierarchical Structure

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It is said that the novel 1984 by George Orwell is a satire on totalitarian societies such as Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia. Contrasting all the aspects and details of the novel one can express that the novel is an attack on the east while warning the west of consequences of the controlling society. Throughout the novel only one ultimate society is exposed in Oceania, the one party system of Ingsoc. This totalitarian- like society takes absolute control over everything existent in the lives of all who live in Oceania. The hierarchical structure of the one and only party is divided into three major classes- the Inner Party, the Outer Party, and the Proles, along with their almost “godlike”- however non-existent leader- Big Brother, giving a similar structure of a totalitarian society- the high, middle, and lower classes with of course the supreme leader. Continuing the aspect of a society over total control by the empowerment of Big Brother, we lead into the…show more content…
Children were used to spy on their own family members and when they denounced a member would often get praised for it. The thought police, an organization created by the party to identify, lure and “vaporize”, thought criminals- people who think in a way not prescribed by the party- and cure them, or turn them back to the ideals of the party. The act of vaporization would be the circumstance in which someone would go missing and was in the process of being “cured”. Coming to the process of being “cured”, Room 101 comes into action on fixing the minds of those that are not up to the standards of the party. Room 101, located in the Ministry of Love-but ironically of hate- was a torture chamber in which the prisoner is subjected to their absolute worst fear in means of torturing the oppressive thought of the party out of the mind of the though criminal. In the novel the main character Winston is subjected to Room 101 and tortured with

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